My name is Jill and I am a sugar-holic.

“So what? Everyone likes sugar.”

We all NEED a little sugar in our diet.  A little sugar isn’t going to hurt you.  Well, there lies the issue.  What is the BIG DEAL?

  1. EVERYONE likes sugar
  2. We think we NEED all the ‘added’ sugars.
  3. Its hardly ever just a LITTLE.
  4. Sugar is EVERYWHERE and ADDED to EVERYTHING.
  5. There are at least 141 reasons why sugar is toxic.

Natural sugars in moderation are necessary for body functioning in a healthy and natural way.  However, many of us are at the toxic level of ADDED sugar and consume more than we should in a month, every single day.  I had to come to terms with the temporary pleasures that wreck MAJOR havoc on my health.  Not to mention the GMO’s and refining process that produce toxins.

TAKE THE CHALLENGE

SWAP SUGAR

Take the time today to treat yourself.  However, instead of sugar, swap out one of your regular choices with honey, molasses, stevia, agave or a fruit.  Be cautious here as these are still sugars and less is needed for sweetness.  Here is how sugar is ranked.

Maybe this means taking something you enjoy and giving it a makeover and substituting ingredients.  It is important to use less of the alternative sugar.

IDEAS:

  • Try replacing your morning coffee and sugar with honey, agave, stevia, raw coconut sugar.
  • Try Lemon and molasses water instead of your soda.
  • Whip up a batch of Healing Fudge instead of a candy bar.
  • Plan ahead and make Homemade Granola
  • Choose a sugarless smoothie instead of ice cream
  • Use healthy alternatives for sugar sparingly as they are more concentrated sugars.
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NOT ALL SUGAR FREE IS SAFE

Be careful not to fall into looking for sugar-free as an alternative. There are many unsafe alternatives that are as bad or worse than added sugar.

Use less sugar alternatives as they are even considered questionable by some as some healthy sugars that can kill you.

Xylotol is a natural sweetener and can poison your dog.

COMMIT TO SWITCH

Commit to slowly wean off this toxic addiction in to your life.  Step into the challenge, you won’t regret it. Avoid inefficient methods and start slowly.

WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS AND LONG TERM EFFECTS 

  • Agitation
  • Headaches
  • Bear like tendencies
  • Irritation with those around you consuming the yummy toxins
  • Divorce
  • More energy
  • Less bloating
  • Lightening of lower stomach pressure
  • Better attitude

RECIPES

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Healing Fudge

 

 

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Carob Oat Pie Crust

 

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Granola

 

 

Uncommon Cool Mint Carob Popcorn 

Carob Nutter Nano Smoothie 

 

Order Uncommon Carob bars or Uncommon carob chips from Azure Standards

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One Comment on “My name is Jill and I am a sugar-holic.

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